Legal Supplement to the Government Gazeue of Mauritius No. 40 of 30 April, 2004 The Genetically Modified Organisms Act 2004

The Genetically Modified Organisms Act 2004: To provide for measures to regulate the responsible planning, development, production, use, marketing and application of genetically modified organisms. This Act provides for control of the production and introduction of organism, the genes or genetic material of which has been modified in a way that does not occur naturally through mating or natural recombination. For this purpose it establishes the National Biosafety Committee and defines powers of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry responsible for agriculture.The Act consists of 25 sections.Section 3 defines the application sphere of the Act.

Source of publication
Ministry of Agro Industry and Food Security 
Date of publication
15 April 2004 
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